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Griffin's Beacon for iOS, turns your iPhone or iPad into a universal remote

Griffin's Beacon for iOS turns your iPhone or iPad into a universal remote

By Anthony Garreffa on Jun 16, 2011 08:12 pm CDT - 0 mins, 24 secs reading time

Griffin's Beacon is an alternative to those universal remotes in the wild, with this new device controlled by Dijit's remote control app takes your iPhone or iPad's Bluetooth signal and converts it to IR and then transmits signals to your A/V gear. The Beacon has some tricks up its sleeves, allowing you to "Add a Device", "Add an Activity" or "Learn a Command" all through your iOS-powered device.

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Not bad for $80. Available from Griffin's website or an Apple Store today.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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